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Position at National Park Service

From: Brynn Bender <brynn_bender<-a>
Date: Monday, April 7, 2008
Senior conservator
National Park Service
Western Archeological and Conservation Center
Tucson, AZ

Salary: 65,315 - 84,913 USD per year

Open period: April 7, 2008 to May 2, 2008
Series Grade: GS-1016-12-12

See full description and application information at


Job announcement number: IMSF-08-54, Museum Specialist
(Conservator), at the GS-12 level, full-time permanent, in Tucson,

Major duties: The incumbent of this position serves as a
Conservator, Museum Collections Repository, Western Archeological
and Conservation Center, Tucson, Arizona, and is responsible for the
planning, development, implementation, and coordination of all
aspects of the conservation program.

The Western Archeological and Conservation Center is a principal
curation facility for cultural resources collections and archives,
managing approximately 6.5 million objects and archives from over 70
national parks and monuments in the Intermountain west.  The
conservation program provides the full range of services required
for the preservation of museum collections, primarily archeological,
ethnographic, and historical objects, stored at this facility.  Two
on-site conservation laboratories operate under the direction of the

As the senior Conservator, the incumbent is the technical authority
for Repository operations involving designated specialty areas and
is responsible for providing technical direction and documentation
for collection condition surveys, treatments, and cyclic maintenance
activities.  The incumbent also provides technical assistance to
more than 80 park areas in planning for and implementing
preservation activities for their collections, including disaster
management as it relates to museum collections.

Brynn Bender
Objects Conservator
National Park Service
Intermountain Region Museum Services Program
Western Archeological and Conservation Center
255 N. Commerce Park Loop
Tucson AZ 85745
Fax: 520-791-6465

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:54
                  Distributed: Friday, April 11, 2008
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Received on Monday, 7 April, 2008

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